The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 15 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 4.65% 20.69% 48.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 24.00% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 17
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +46.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
VPN
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 67.44% 86.21% 71.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

VPN
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Rochdale region.

VPN Salary Trend in Rochdale

VPN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware